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  • LinkedIn outage was due to DNS records misconfiguration

    21.06.2013

    The mystery of the LinkedIn outage has been revealed: Network Solutions, its DNS provider, has been battered by a DDoS attack and while defending itself, misconfigured the DNS records of some of its customers - including that of LinkedIn.

  • LinkedIn unveils optional 2-step verification

    04.06.2013

    "Professional" social networking website LinkedIn is the latest in a string of popular online services and communities that have introduced optional 2-step verification for their users.

  • Which companies help protect your data from the government?

    02.05.2013

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report on online service providers' practices when it comes to protecting users' privacy and data from government access, and it should not come as a total surprise that Verizon and MySpace are at the bottom of the list.

  • Fake LinkedIn notifications lead to phishing and malware

    11.01.2013

    LinkedIn users are once again targeted with a massive and widespread spam campaign that takes the form of a notification about a supposedly received message from a potential new connection: Unfortunately, the offered links - although legitimate-looking - take users to compromised sites that either ask them to share private and personal data, or serve them with a variety of malware that steals information and hijacks users’ address book to spam their contacts.

  • Cybercriminals mostly targeting LinkedIn, PayPal and Amazon

    08.01.2013

    GFI Software released a collection of the most prevalent threat detections encountered last month.




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